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    Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Cells and Modules

    Cognex... for every step of the PV Supply Chain

    Whether it’s using vision for alignment rather than mechanical mechanisms to minimize wafer damage, tracking your product from wafer to installation, or receiving live feedback to fix product and process problems, Cognex vision-based technology adds value every step of the way.  


    It starts with wafer challenges …

    Silicon crystal inspection
    Defect inspection
    Wafer inspection
    Wafer and PV cell identification
    AR coating inspection


    ... continues with cell fabrication ...

    Cell orientation detection
    Cell defect detection
    Screen print alignment
    Laser edge isolation
    Color cell sorting
    Back print registration inspection
    Robot guidance
    Front print registration


    ... and ends with module assembly and panel traceability.

    Cell spacing
    Data Matrix code marking and reading
    Tabbing/stringing alignment and inspection
    Connector inspection
    Frame inspection
    Panel assembly verification